Cristiano Ronaldo tears down the tunnel and is approached by a pitch invader as Portugal’s World Cup dream is ended by Morocco


Cristiano Ronaldo was seen crying in the Al Thumama Stadium tunnel as Portugal were knocked out of the World Cup by Morocco.

The African side stunned the Euro 2016 champions to reach their first semi-final, with Ronaldo unable to make a difference for his country.


Ronaldo pretty much held back as he made it to the tunnel

Tears flowed once Ronaldo was in the tunnel

Tears flowed once Ronaldo was in the tunnel

Scrapped in the last two games by manager Fernando Santos, the decision proved brilliant in a 6-1 win over Switzerland, but it wasn’t to be against Morocco.

In both matches, Ronaldo was a second-half substitute, but ineffective, missing a big chance against Morocco as the clock ticked down.

And then when the final whistle sounded, he was straight down the tunnel.

A cameraman managed to follow the former Manchester United man, however, capturing the heartbreaking scenes as he couldn’t contain his emotion.

Ronaldo was also trailed by a pitch invader, with security preventing the fan from approaching the inconsolable striker.

It’s very likely to be the 37-year-old’s last World Cup, which will end in sad scenes as he was unable to guide his team to the last four.

But it got too much once he was off the pitch


But it got too much once he was off the pitch

A pitch invader tried to approach Ronaldo


A pitch invader tried to approach Ronaldo

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